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Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Industrial Museum

In light of COVID-19, please make sure you check with your travel and activity or attraction providers before travelling.


Moorside Road,

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Sat 25 Jan - Sun 1 Nov Up and Away: C. H. Wood’s aerial photography
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Welcome Back!

Bradford Industrial Museum has reopened. With a one-way system round the site in place, there will be extra signage to help maintain social distancing. To ensure the safety and comfort of visitors and staff there will be hand sanitiser stations throughout the museum.

Moorside Mills was built around 1875 as a small worsted spinning Mill by John Moore. Ownership of the mills changed many times, and they developed and grew. In 1970, Bradford Council bought Moorside Mills from Messrs. W & J Whitehead to create an innovative museum

Bradford's Industrial Museum has permanent displays of textile machinery, steam power, engineering and motor vehicles, along with an exciting exhibitions programme.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Bradford Industrial Museum is now reopen, with Covid-secure measures in place throughout the Museum for the safety of staff and visitors.

Winter Opening Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday - 11am - 3pm

These opening hours may be subject to revision as we assess the situation.

*Only the main Museum building is open. The outbuildings – the outdoor toilet block, Mill Manager’s House, Back to Back Houses, Horse Emporium and Stables – remain closed.


Free entry

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Map reference: SE 183351  Lat: 53.81217 Long: -1.72283

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

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Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired